Governor Northam and Board of Education Announce 2019 Virginia Index of Performance Awards
Governor Ralph Northam and the state Board of Education today announced that 270 schools and nine school divisions earned 2019 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced student learning and achievement. The VIP program recognizes schools and divisions that exceed state and federal accountability standards and achieve excellence goals established by the Governor and the Board of Education.
The schools and school divisions earning 2019 VIP awards — which are based on student achievement and other performance indicators during 2017-2018 — include:
- Five schools that earned the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence
- One division and 90 schools that earned the Board of Education Excellence Award
- Eight divisions and 175 schools that earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award